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September 23, 2010

Drunken man shoots dead five at party

Islamabad

September 23, 2010

HANGU: Five persons were shot dead and three others sustained injuries when a drunken man opened fire during a party held to celebrate birth of twin baby boys in Darsamand village in Thall tehsil on Wednesday, local and police sources said.
The sources said that wife of a villager Gul Hussain gave birth to twin-boys. He arranged a music concert at his hujra (male guesthouse) to celebrate the occasion. Deputy Superintendent of Police Mir Chaman Khan told reporters that a man in the party identified as Sahib Rehman opened fire on the people in the hujra, as he was drunk. Five persons died and three were injured as a result of his indiscriminate firing. The dead included Gul Hussain, father of the twins, Naseeb Noor, Luqman, Noor Mast and Shafiq while the injured were identified as Niamat Khan, Khurshid and Adil. The injured were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Hangu for treatment.

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